• Students smiling in front of a booth at International Festival 2023

    The Haenicke Institute offers a variety of program options that bring international students, faculty and professionals to Western Michigan University.

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    The Global Expertise Database connects faculty, staff, students and the community to the rich global knowledge of thousands of faculty members and professional staff at Western Michigan University.

Our offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for scheduled in-person or virtual appointments. To make an appointment, contact staff directly. Walk-in service (form drop-off, pick up, service inquiry and scheduling) is available Money through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Walk-in meetings with International Student and Scholar Services counselors on duty (for topics and questions that can be addressed during a brief, 5-10 min. conversation) are available Monday through Friday from 1:30 to 4 p.m.